Capability 12: Public Health Laboratory Testing

These trainings review tools and skills for detecting and reporting exposure to chemical, radiological, and biological agents during an emergency. Topics include the role of sentinel laboratories in emergency response, laboratory diagnosis, and laboratory safety. This training bundle is intended for public health preparedness staff who need an awareness-level overview of laboratory testing.

Role of Sentinel Labs in Emergency Response

Anatomy of a Foodborne Outbreak

Electronic Bioterrorism Workshop for Sentinel Labs

Chemical Terrorism Laboratory Level 3 Training for Hospitals: Clinical Specimen Collection and Handling

Lab Biosafety: Avoiding Lab Acquired Infections

Laboratory Diagnosis: An Overview

Laboratory Diagnosis: Molecular Techniques